A Chicago high school designed for gay, lesbian and transgender teens could open in the fall of 2009 and 2010, if the city's school board gives final approval later this month. "We want to create great new options for communities that have been traditionally underserved," said Chicago schools chief Arne Duncan. "If you look at national studies, you see gay and lesbian students with high dropout rates. ... I think there is a niche there we need to fill."
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